Split Pea Soup

Prep 15 minsDutch Oven 1-1/4hrsTotal 1-1/2 hrs
Slow Cooker 5 to 6 hrsTotal 5-1/4 to 6-1/4 hrs

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg (16 ounces) Dried Green Split Pea
  • 2 qts (64 ounces) Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups (3 to 4) Potatoes, cubed
  • 2 large Onions, diced
  • 3 medium Carrots, chopped
  • 2 cups (10 ounces) Cooked Ham, cubed (If you got a Ham Bone, great! Put it into the pot)
  • 1 rib Celery chopped, or 2 tsp Dried Celery Flakes
  • 1 tsp Poultry Seasoning (substitute McCormicks Grill Mates Montreal Chicken seasoning)
  • 1 tsp Dried Marjoram, or Herbs de Provence
  • 1 tsp Rubbed Sage (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Preparation

  • Place all ingredients in a 6 quart Dutch Oven (Stock Pot with Cover) or 6 quart Slow Cooker / Crock Pot.
  • If Dutch Oven, bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover; simmer 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until Peas and Vegetables are tender; stir every 10 to 15 minutes.
  • If Slow Cooker, cook on high for 5 to 6 hours (until carrots and Potatoes are soft). Stir when midway through, then again at end of cooking.